Hace tan solo unos meses Acer sufrió un ataque ransomware donde un grupo de hackers les exigía 50 millones de dólares, convirtiéndose en el mayor rescate por este tipo de ataque hasta la fecha.
Just a few months ago, Acer suffered a ransomware attack where a group of hackers demanded $ 50 million from them, becoming the largest ransom for this type of attack to date. Now the Taiwanese firm confirms that its servers have once again suffered a breach due to a group of hackers called Disorder.
The total size of the data obtained by said group of hackers amounts to 60GB, containing relevant information of the users such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, and even private financial data of the company itself.
The target of the attack was their servers in India
The Disorder group managed to breach the security of Acer’s servers in India and steal such data. Reporting the attack by themselves, it has also been through a spokesperson for the firm who has confirmed the veracity of this security breach. The latest development on WhatsApp now allows you to encrypt the backup copies of the chats that you save in the cloud: this is how you can activate it
The Record medium was the one who was able to communicate with Acer to find out the magnitude of the problem. In an e-mail provided by Steven Chung, belonging to Acer’s communication area, he assured that after making a complete scan of their systems, they have notified all affected users in India , in addition to having reported the incident to the authorities of the country.
This would be the second time that Acer’s systems in India were compromised, the first being in 2012. The group of hackers agreed to offer statements to the press, although nothing more has been known at the moment. Keep visiting Shaz Vlog for more interesting News.